North Avenue Church Podcast
Confession: Frustration | Acts 27

Confession: Frustration | Acts 27

August 11, 2019

Allen reminds us of how we can become sinfully frustrated when bad things happen to us. We must remember to practice what we really believe about God's sovereign goodness.

Moses’s Strange Journey Back to Egypt | Exodus 4:18-31

Moses’s Strange Journey Back to Egypt | Exodus 4:18-31

August 4, 2019

Six different scenes flash before our eyes in just these 14 verses. One of them is especially strange. We look at five practical lessons we can learn from this somewhat obscure series of events.

[Mark mentioned that he adapted his outline from this sermon by Kevin DeYoung.]

Trials, Tongues, and Temptations | James 1 (7 mins)

Trials, Tongues, and Temptations | James 1 (7 mins)

August 4, 2019

Jerry read all of James 1 and modeled for us how to turn a passage like this into a prayer of confession.

What Does Paul Mean by ‘Lest I Should be Disqualified’? | 1 Corinthians 9:27

What Does Paul Mean by ‘Lest I Should be Disqualified’? | 1 Corinthians 9:27

August 1, 2019

After spending time trying to better understand Paul's warnings about apostasy in 1 Corinthians 8-10, we then turn with genuine grief to a recent example of unexpected and shocking apostasy in the life of Josh Harris.

[For more on this shocking and sad story, you can listen to Al Mohler here.]

Put No Obstacle in the Way of the Gospel | 1 Corinthians 9

Put No Obstacle in the Way of the Gospel | 1 Corinthians 9

July 31, 2019

Jerry, Scott, Mark and Tyler walked through Paul's example of giving up his own rights in order to make the truth of the gospel shine more brightly before others. There are things we must do, things we must not do, and matters of Christian freedom. Are we bending our freedoms to serve others for their good or are we letting comfort and convenience master us?

Shepherds, Sheep, Humility, & Pride | 1 Peter 5

Shepherds, Sheep, Humility, & Pride | 1 Peter 5

July 29, 2019

Jerry, Greg, and Fred did a great job wrapping up 1 Peter. There is much here for us to learn and apply!

Send Someone Else | Exodus 4:1-17

Send Someone Else | Exodus 4:1-17

July 29, 2019

Moses gives five reasons why he does not want to obey God's clear command to go. Can we see ourselves in Moses? Can we find the same God of patience at work in our lives?

Confession: Contentment | Philippians 4

Confession: Contentment | Philippians 4

July 29, 2019

Scott reminds us of the importance of finding contentment in our walk with Christ.

‘Meat Sacrificed to Idols’ Then & Now | 1 Corinthians 8-10

‘Meat Sacrificed to Idols’ Then & Now | 1 Corinthians 8-10

July 24, 2019

Mark and Scott led us through this passage. It is difficult in some places and also may at first glance not seem entirely relevant to us today. However, there are seemingly endless ways that the principles in this passage shed light on our churches today.

Don’t Be Surprised by the Fiery Trial | 1 Peter 4:12-19

Don’t Be Surprised by the Fiery Trial | 1 Peter 4:12-19

July 24, 2019

Fred and Daniel walk us through this important passage. We should not be surprised by the fiery trials that come upon us but rather "rejoice insofar as you share Christ's sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad when his glory is revealed" (1 Peter 4:13).